Andrew Morton Quotes

 

I would argue that television and particularly the BBC were instrumental in puffing up the Royal Family to a level where they were inflated out of all, all proportion to their relevance on the national scene.

— Andrew Morton

For a time during the 1980s the Royal Family were not just the most influential family in Britain but probably in Europe and Prince Charles specifically was very much like a defacto Cabinet member and what he said actually had impact on public policy.

— Andrew Morton

Stories about Diana’s fashions, about possible rows between Charles and Diana, these were meat and drink.

— Andrew Morton

They defined what was private and what was public and they would move it whenever they wished.

— Andrew Morton

He’s a TV producer, a theatrical impresario, and he wants to be treated as Mr. Windsor but when the going gets rough he wants to be treated like a member of the Royal Family.

— Andrew Morton

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